According to sources, a Kanpur-based advocate has filed a case against the little big man of Bollywood and others associated with the advertisement of the poster, which featured in several newspapers on Friday.

The case has been filed against promoters of the film, Aamir Khan, producer Vidhu Vinod Chopra and director Rajkumar Hirani.

Manoj Kumar, who filed the complaint, claimed that the poster is obscene and hurt his sentiments.

"When I received a copy of the newspaper I was shocked with the poster. Newspaper reaches crores of people, including children and the elderly," Manoj said.  

The case has been filed in the court of Additional City Magistrate VII under Section 292 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), which deals with obscenity.

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